13 February 2020 – Medical support at accommodation facilities and on Diamond Princess

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: We have ordered a convening of a reserve SDF personnel qualified as doctors, nurses, etc. in order to provide medical support at accommodation facilities to prevent the spread of infection. On the cruise ship “Diamond Princess”, there are 37 doctors, nurses and pharmacists. A total of 113 people are active, 48 people for life support and 18 people for coordination work.
Full details here: https://www.mod.go.jp/j/press/kisha/2020/0214a.html